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Outsourcing Students’ Tech Skills Training

Podium Education partners with institutions to give undergraduates hands-on technological experience in digital marketing, coding and data analytics.

November 10, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Helping Community Colleges Fill Workforce Gaps

Short-term Pell Grants and funding for career and technical education infrastructure could go a long way in helping community colleges address the workforce needs of small businesses in their communities, leaders say.

November 5, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Corporations, Community Colleges Partner on Cybersecurity Training

Corporations are increasingly partnering with community colleges to support cybersecurity education and training. The effort is meant to diversify and increase the ranks of the cybersecurity workforce.

November 4, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Struggling to Fill a Dangerous and Growing Labor Gap

Students are enrolling in nursing programs as nurse shortages threaten hospitals across the country. But colleges and universities are having difficulty expanding their nursing programs because of limited funds, faculty and space.

November 4, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Bridging the Gap Between Low-Income Students and Top Colleges

The National Education Equity Lab has created a model for helping low-income high school students and elite colleges connect. With philanthropists and universities partnering to provide college-level courses at no cost, many of the students have gone on to top colleges.

November 2, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
High School Students and Counselors Are Burned Out

Frustrations have not disappeared at schools that are open but changed by the pandemic.

November 1, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
To Reduce Inequality on College Campuses, Invest in Relationships

Proactive student support and mentorship culture is undervalued in academia, writes Becca Spindel Bassett, who studies inequity in higher ed.

November 1, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Academic Supports for Black Community College Students

The California state Legislature approved $5 million in additional funding for the Los Angeles Community College District to sustain programs that promote academic success for African American students at California community colleges, according to an announcement from the college district.

October 29, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Fall Enrollment Drops Bring Fresh Worries

Enrollment rates at community colleges continue to plummet across the country as administrators seek solutions to stanch the outward flow of students.

October 25, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed